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- From: "Steven R. Newcomb" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Tue, 22 Sep 1998 13:39:06 -0500
Many thanks for the extremely helpful note!
> The URN working group of the IETF is working on an Internet Draft
> addressing the issue of how name assignment authorities are registered
> (or not). Quoting from the draft: "In a nutshell, a template for
> the definition of the namespace is completed for deposit with IANA,
> and a NID (namespace identifier) is assigned." The draft contemplates
> three levels of name spaces: experimental, informal, and formal.
> Experimental are not explicitly registered with IANA, and take
> the form of x-<NID>; no provision is made for avoiding collision
> of experimental NIDs.
Do you think I would be correct in assuming that I could use the
above-described x-<NID> form to assign the "1922 Sears Farm Catalog"
to a namespace I invent that I could call, in effect, "Sears, Roebuck
Steven R. Newcomb, President, TechnoTeacher, Inc.
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